TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Unusual etymology – originally a cross potent (cross with cross-bars on its arms), it was re-analyzed as  +  in (large) seal script.

Han characterEdit

(radical 105 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 弓人一大 (NOMK), four-corner 12430, composition)

  1. the tenth of the ten heavenly stems

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 783, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 22660
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1193, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2760, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7678

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale gwai3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

  • On: (ki)
  • Kun: みずのと (mizunoto)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gye) (hangeul , revised gye, McCune-Reischauer kye, Yale kyey)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin guǐ (gui3), Wade-Giles kuei3)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(quý, quấy, quậy)

Last modified on 22 March 2014, at 00:24